Position County of Madera is establishing a list of qualified
applicants for this position. Applications will be accepted
continuously until otherwise noted and the list will be used to
fill current vacancies in this classification. Applications will
remain on file for one year from the date the list is
Individuals who possess California State Licensure as a
Professional Civil Engineer will receive a 7.5% monthly incentive
in addition to the salary advertised above.
This vacancy is within the Department of Public Works, Engineering
Services Division in which the successful incumbent will be
assigned to the transportation engineering discipline; therefore,
preference may be given to candidates with experience and/or
training in transportation engineering.
Under general direction, to supervise, assign, coordinate, review,
evaluate, and participate in the work of engineering staff
responsible for the design and construction of various projects,
including roads and bridges, water and waste water systems, and for
engineering work associated with refuse disposal; and to do related
work as required.
Exercises direct supervision over engineering and other assigned
staff. Examples of Duties
Serves as a project manager; supervises, trains, develops and
evaluates staff who are responsible for providing engineering
services, including, but not limited to the following: preparing
and/or reviewing designs, plans, specifications, and cost estimates
for a variety of projects; administering and processing contract
documents for the design, construction, and maintenance of various
engineering projects; maintaining project records; initiating field
changes; and preparing pay estimates; visits project sites to
anticipate and resolve potential problems; writes correspondence
and final reports; authors, reviews, and presents various technical
documents including feasibility studies and reports which require
engineering judgments and evaluations; communicates information and
provides guidance to the public and other agencies regarding
various engineering design elements and codes; and performs related
work as required or as directed by the Public Works Director and/or
Deputy Public Works Director.
Employment Standards / Minimum Qualifications
- Principles of supervision, training and performance
- Engineering principles and practices based on advanced
mathematics and the physical/ sciences.
- Structural analysis, hydraulics, transportation, geotechnical,
and/or environmental/refuse engineering.
- Principles, practices and methods of civil engineering as
applied to the plans, design and construction of complex roads,
bridges, drainage, water and waste water systems, and other
facilities and structures.
- Modern standards of alignment and grade of roads, when
- Right of way acquisition and road abandonment procedures, when
- Federal, State and local regulations involving project approval
for Federal and State funds including but not limited to
environmental, design and construction.
- Operate modern office equipment including computer
- Operator a motor vehicle safely.
- Supervise assigned staff, including professional
- Effectively train and evaluate staff.
- Design, review and prepare engineering plans and specifications
for drainage structures, water quality systems, sewer treatment
facilities, roads, bridges, and/or other facilities and
- Prepare cost estimates for engineering projects.
- Apply principles of logic and scientific reasoning to develop
and evaluate alternative courses of action and recommend
- Quickly learn and apply various codes, laws, and
- Inspect construction projects for adherence to contracts and
- Prepare clear, concise technical engineering reports.
- Conduct research as it applies to technical engineering.
- Effectively represent the County to the public, community
organizations, and other government agencies.
- Effectively communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and
in writing, in the exchange of technical information.
- Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working
relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would
provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be
qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and
abilities would be:
Four (4) years of increasingly responsible engineering experience
comparable to that of an Engineer I/II/III with Madera County,
including at least one (1) year of lead experience as a licensed
Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or
university in civil, mechanical, structural or a relevant field of
Possession of a current, valid license as a Professional Civil
Engineer issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs,
Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists may
be substituted for two (2) years of the required education.
- Possession of a current, valid license as a Professional Civil
Engineer issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs,
Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and
- Possession of, or ability to obtain by date of appointment, a
valid Class 'C' California driver's license.
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work
Ability to work in a standard office environment including the
ability to work outdoors and travel to different sites and
locations. Application Process
The application review process will include screening to ensure
applications are complete and meet all minimum qualifications. In
addition to the application, the applicant is required to complete
the Supplemental Questions to further evaluate their education,
training and experience relative to the required knowledge, skills
and abilities for the position. Applicants must submit answers that
are as complete as possible.
Only qualified applicants who pass the minimum qualifications
review, will be invited to the examination process which may be
administered either by a written examination, oral interview, or
any combination of qualifications appraisal determined by the
Department of Human Resources to be appropriate. The Department of
Human Resources will make reasonable accommodation in the
examination process for disabled applicants. If you have an
accommodation request, please indicate such on your application.
The examination process will include an interview appraisal panel
(100% weight). Passing score is 70% out of 100% on each assessment
THE APPRAISAL PANEL WILL BE SCHEDULED ON AN AS-NEEDED BASIS.
To move forward in the application process, you must complete an
online application through our website
attach to your application a copy of your unofficial transcripts
(indicating when degree was awarded), licenses/ certificates or
your application may be considered incomplete. Resumes may be
uploaded but cannot be used in place of a completed
Those applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit a copy
of their DD-214 form along with the application. Candidates who
attain ranking on an eligible list and are involuntarily called to
active duty may be considered for eligibility reinstatement upon
PLACEMENT ON THE ELIGIBLE LIST:
The Civil Service Commission may limit the number of qualified
applicants eligible to participate in the examination process. If
two or more candidates have the same total final grade on an
examination, they shall be ranked in order of their scores in that
portion of the examination which has the greatest weight. In case
this fails to break the tie, they shall be ranked in the order of
Candidates who are successful in all phases of the examination
process will be placed on an eligible list, in rank order based on
a calculation of their total score from the examination process.
Open eligible lists are generally active for a minimum of six (6)
months up to a maximum of two (2) years. The duration of the
eligible list is determined by Civil Service Commission Rules.
PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:
As a condition of employment with the County of Madera, a candidate
must submit to a Tuberculosis (TB) screening, and related follow up
testing as necessary. Designated classifications* are also subject
to a medical examination, which includes a review of medical
history. TB screenings and medical exams are administered by the
Madera County Public Health Department and/or health care
professional designated by the County.
Designated classifications required to submit to an employment
medical examination generally include those that are physical in
nature or as may be required by law. If you have any questions
about the pre-employment requirements, please contact the
Department of Human Resources at (559) 675-7705 or
ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT:
You will be required to submit verification of your identity and
citizenship or legal right to work in the United States at the time
of and as a condition of an offer of employment.
Department of Human Resources
200 W. 4th Street, 4th Floor, Madera California 93637
TDD Phone: 559.675.8970
24-Hour Job Line: 559.675.7697
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Madera County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression,
transgender status, national origin, age, disability (physical or
mental), medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information,
ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military
status, political affiliation, or any other basis protected by
Federal or State law.